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Rep. Edward Hutchinson

Former Representative for Michigan’s 4th District

Hutchinson was the representative for Michigan’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1963 to 1976.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hutchinson is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1976 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Hutchinson sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 1973 to Oct 1, 1976. See full analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hutchinson sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Law (26%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Commerce (15%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Immigration (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recently Introduced Bills

Hutchinson recently introduced the following legislation:

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Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1976, Hutchinson missed 195 of 4,546 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is better than the median of 8.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: